Government and Politics is a robust and well respected academic qualification. Politics A Level helps you access a career in law, journalism, PR, research, teaching, human resources or any other career that requires skills of argument, debate and analysis.
The common assumption is that the United Kingdom is a democracy. The first unit examines the extent to which this is true. Politicians have a huge power over us, but how much power do we have over politicians?
The government heavily regulates the kind of food we eat, influences what we watch or do not watch on television or the Internet. What is the role of the Prime Minister? Of Cabinet?
The big ideas that make the world spin … Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Anarchism, Nationalism, Feminism, Ecologism, Multiculturalism.